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- This Airport Is About to Go Passport Freeby AFAR Media on September 27, 2023 at 7:28 pm
Soon you'll only need your face to travel through Singapore's Changi Airport.
- How to Get an International Driver’s Licenseby AFAR Media on September 27, 2023 at 3:19 pm
How to Get an International Driver’s Permit
- You Can Now Book Shrek’s Swamp Home on Airbnbby AFAR Media on September 27, 2023 at 3:18 pm
For two nights only, one lucky group can stay at this unique listing free of charge.
- How the Looming Government Shutdown Could Affect Your Travel Plansby AFAR Media on September 26, 2023 at 9:34 pm
Airports, national parks, museums, and zoos could be hit if Congress can't reach a deal by September 30.
- Where to Eat, Shop, and Play in the Twin Citiesby AFAR Media on September 26, 2023 at 3:01 pm
Beautiful lakes, world-class museums, and an exciting culinary scene. What’s not to love about Minneapolis–St. Paul?
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- How to get into free-diving, according to the British championby Angela Locatelli on September 27, 2023 at 12:00 am
The British free-diving champion, Georgina Miller, on her favourite dive destinations and finding peace beneath the waves.
- On a journey through the back roads of Honshuby Daniel Stables on September 27, 2023 at 12:00 am
Although close to the big-hitting cities of Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka, the lesser-visited regions of Gifu and Ishikawa are a million miles away in spirit — a back-road meander reveals old samurai towns, oyster-farming communities and contemporary coastal art.
- These U.S. beach towns are even better in the fallby Catherine Toth Fox on September 27, 2023 at 12:00 am
Fewer crowds and mild weather make these coastal communities a dream offseason.
- Women are more likely to be sleep deprived. Here’s why that’s so bad.by Daryl Austin on September 27, 2023 at 12:00 am
More than a third of adults struggle with getting enough sleep—and recent research suggests it has serious implications for their ability to learn and focus.
- Scented candles may be cozy—but are they polluting your home’s air?by Terry Ward on September 27, 2023 at 12:00 am
While scented candles are irresistible this time of year, you may want to learn about their emissions.
- Archetype Family: Discovering
- Other Expressions: Adventurer, Trailblazer, Traveler
- Life Journey: To follow paths that are self-discovered. Inspire others to explore uncharted territory.
- Unique Challenge: To be unafraid to commit: to settling in one place, with one person, and one style of life; to recognize that exploration can be emotional as well as physical.
- Lesson To Learn: To take the initiative while coordinating with others to break barriers and accomplish great things.
- Defining Grace: Self-Motivation
- Challenge To Self: I will climb every mountain, feel every moment.
THE PIONEER: You go where no one has gone before mentally and physically You see, you think , you go forever seeing uncharted territory. You change the world. Where here you go can be disruptive and even dangerous. You also have trouble “staying”.
THE DISCOVERER: You explore the sky, the earth, and the sea. You enjoy looking forward, backward and beyond. You stuggle with boredom and relating to the present moment.
THE ADVENTURER: Adventurers are enthusiasts. They are up for anything and can handle change with aplomb.
THE TRAVELER: Travelers are always game to go someplace new. Enthusiastic, worldly, and adventurous without being danger junkies, they can be trusted to advise about destinations that are off the beaten track.
THE SEEKER: Charming and able to adjust to all kinds of situations, Seekers can bring new perspectives about life to anyone who is curious enough to ask them to describe what they’ve experienced.
THE INDIVIDUALIST: Individualists are exciting to be around because they are always in the vanguard and always ready to take issue with anything too constraining or boring.
THE NOVELTY-SEEKER: Explorers have a hard time appreciating what they have already accomplished because they always feel there is more to do. This compulsion may cause them to leave tasks in their present reality, unfinished.